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My Christmas came early. On Friday, I stood at the end of the room where I had taken three-day chemotherapy sessions for the past six months and rang the bell attached to the wall. It's something of a loud, proud ceremony for cancer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-12-20-3
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Community rallies to help with medical expenses

...regular cell genome. It "takes all the guessing out of chemotherapy," he said. "It matches both to the best and most successful...my body without the full toxicity of just being put on any chemotherapy," McGahan wrote. The entire process was out of pocket...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-19
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Famed Alaskan musher George Attla dies at 81

...and he had hip replacement surgery in 2009.But after he was diagnosed with B-cell lymphoma, he declined to undergo chemotherapy treatment."They pretty much told us it was terminal," Gonzalez said.In one of his final interviews, Attla earlier...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-16/famed-alaskan-musher-george-attla-di
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When you are about to undergo chemotherapy, you will hear horror stories about the side effects. The worst, for me, was about a man who, when the chemo took his hair...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-08-02
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For the past couple of weeks, I have written about my leukemia and chemotherapy to encourage others who have been diagnosed and might feel anxious about the future. As it turned out, you readers have encouraged...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-08-09
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Debate over Prop. 2 enters final days

...life. When Ben Cantil was diagnosed with testicular cancer while in college about five years ago, he underwent aggressive chemotherapy and was in horrible pain, Patterson said. With the suddenness of the disease and insufficient time to sign up for medical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-01/pot-debate-battles-into-final-hours
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Family finds joy with retired military working dog

...in and waited. Unfortunately, when I was contacted, I was not able to travel as I was with my daughter helping her with chemotherapy treatments. Several months ago, I contacted the Retired Military Working Dog program in Lackland Air Force Base again to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2012-03-22/family-finds-joy-with-ret
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...the paperwork in my hand. No, not aromatherapy, dummy.Chemotherapy.Five hours earlier, I had told a nurse I was having trouble...wyntk/leukemia.Next week, I'll explain why I think chemotherapy is no longer a four-letter word.Reach Glynn Moore at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-07-25
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Considering cannabis

...son got sick. "Once I got it on my property, I was OK to give to my son when he was getting very, very, very ill from chemotherapy," she said. "During the process of buying marijuana ... I thought I was committing a crime." Alaska's voters will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-29/residents-talk-thc-during-tuesday-ch
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Anderson understands district past, present, future

...borough-owned hospital giving up local control. He said he received treatment for a back fusion and his wife underwent chemotherapy for lymphoma at the hospital."I like the fact we have an elected individual to sit on the hospital board to make decisions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-02/anderson-understands-district-past-p
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